Social Security Max increase to $117,000 for 2014

Each year, the government bumps up the maximum Social Security taxes that you can pay. For 2014, the maximum wage base jumps to $117,000, an increase of $3,300, or 2.8%, over the max of $113,700 that was in place for 2013. The Social Security Administration predicts...

Part 1: New Tax Rules, Hikes and Strategies for 2013

Tax hikes in 2013 mean it’s time to revisit available tax breaks. Effective 1/1/13, taxes increased for many well-paid Americans. Here are three separate tax hikes that might affect you: Top federal income tax rate now 39.6% Top Medicare tax on earned income now...

THE NEW AMERICAN TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT: HOW MUCH RELIEF IS IN IT FOR YOU?

By Michael Bohigian, EA The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 rescued the vast majority of Americans from the tax edge of the ?fiscal cliff? and the steep tax increases scheduled to kick in as the Bush tax cuts expired at the end of 2012. This legislation, however,...